John Rowley Babcock

Brief Life History of John Rowley

When John Rowley Babcock was born on 10 February 1849, in Savannah, Andrew, Missouri, United States, his father, Lorenzo Babcock, was 25 and his mother, Amy Ann Marble, was 22. He married Augusta May Hanchett on 2 November 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 13 September 1928, in Myton, Duchesne, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States.

Photos and Memories (8)

Do you know John Rowley? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John Rowley Babcock
1849–1928
Augusta May Hanchett
1856–1897
Marriage: 2 November 1874
Sarah Amy Babcock
1875–1905
Maud May Babcock
1877–1927
Minnie Babcock
1879–
Josephine Babcock
1881–1958
Daisy Babcock
1883–
Dora Jane Babcock
1884–1946
Mary Adelia Babcock
1888–1965
John Ray Babcock
1891–1916
Belva Babcock
1894–1987
Earl Lorenzo Babcock
1896–1971

Sources (34)

  • John Babcock, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Babcock, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • John Rowley Babcock, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

World Events (8)

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1865

Historical Boundaries: 1865: Piute, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Piute, Utah, United States

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): although the first element of this name would suggest it is derived from the Middle English personal name Babb (see Babb ), apparently it is a post-medieval form of Badcock, from the Middle English personal name Badecok, a pet form of Bade (see Bade ) + the diminutive suffix -cok. There is no reason why a Middle English Babbecok, a pet form of Babb (itself a pet form of Barbara ), should not have existed, but evidence has yet to be found.

History: James Babcock settled in Portsmouth, RI, in 1642.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

John Rowley Babcock In Blackhawk War, Utah

Name: John Rowley Babcock Birth Date: 10 Feb 1849 Birth Place: Missouri Death Date: 13 Sep 1928 Death Place: Myton, Duchesne, Utah Burial Place: Price, Carbon, Utah Cemetery: Meade Military Uni …

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.